From Beyonce to Badshah, Michael Jackson to Mersal
Amazon Prime Music and Sony Music collaborate to bring on-demand, ad-free music to Prime Members
Soon to be launched Amazon Prime Music, an ad- free music streaming service will make Sony Music’s vast selection of International and Indian catalogue available for Prime members at no additional cost
MUMBAI – January 30, 2018 – Amazon Prime Music today announced a content deal with the global music giant Sony Music, across its Indian and International catalog. Soon to be launched as a Prime benefit at no additional cost, Amazon Prime Music will also have all the upcoming releases from the label in 2018.
“We are excited to collaborate with Sony Music to bring its vast and eclectic International and Indian catalog including new releases and hits across English, Hindi, Tamil and Punjabi languages for Prime members. Amazon Prime Music customers at launch will enjoy this selection ad-free and play anytime, anywhere with unlimited offline downloads,” said Sahas Malhotra, Director Amazon Music, India
“Amazon Prime Music is a service that consumers have been looking forward to. We are happy to be associated with this premium service and to present to Prime members our music content spanning all repertoire groups,” says Sanujeet Bhujabal, Marketing Director, Sony Music India.
Sony Music India boasts of a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. It is home to labels representing music from every genre and artists. From the international repertoire artists like Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Beyonce, Camila Cabello, The Chainsmokers, Martin Garrix, Pharrel Williams to several iconic Film soundtracks from Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Jab Harry Met Sejal, Dilwale, Dear Zindagi to Tamil soundtracks like Mersal, Vivegam, Kaatru Veliyidai and more.
The company is also home to and has released albums by Academy Award & Golden Globe Winner A R Rahman’ (Vande Mataram, Infinite Love), Jagjit Singh and Gulzar (Marasim & Koi Baat Chale) and an array of Indian Pop superstars including Lucky Ali, Colonial Cousins, Instant Karma to the more recent names like Darshan Raval, Arjun Kanungo, Harrdy Sandhu, Badshah and more.
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About Sony Music
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a current roster that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars. The company boasts of an extensive catalogue and is home to renowned and celebrated artists and several iconic Bollywood Film soundtracks.
Sony Music India has a tie up with Sony/ATV who manages Sony Music India’s publishing works overseas and Sony Music India manages Sony/ATV’s works in four countries - India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal.
Sony Music Entertainment India announced a strategic license deal in 2013 to represent Warner Music's legendary artists' and labels in India, and other SAARC countries.
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